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New Play About Escalation Of The Vietnam War Comes To Oregon

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.

President Obama Outlines Military Action Against ISIS

OPB |Sept. 11, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll discuss President Obama's prime time speech outlining possible military action against ISIS.

News Roundtable: August 22, 2014

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

OPB |Aug. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

News Roundtable: June 20, 2014

OPB |June 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Humanitarian Crisis In Iraq Intensifies

OPB |June 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: One of the first responders for Mercy Corps recently returned from Iraq and joins us to talk about what things look like there.

Rebroadcast: Local Veterans Talk With Author Phil Klay

OPB |May 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: In this special rebroadcast, we explore the realities of war, the effects of loss and the challenges of reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author Phil Klay In Conversation With Local Veterans

OPB |March 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We explore the realities of war and reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Young Iraqi Leaders Visit Oregon

July 26, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A group of Iraqi students are visiting Oregon as part of a U.S. State Department leadership program.

Head of Oregon National Guard Retires

July 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Maj. Gen. Raymond Rees has served in the military for more than five decades, including four terms as Oregon's top guardsman

Ithaka Examines The Life of Returning Veterans

June 17, 2013 12:30 p.m.

A new play premiering at the Artists Repertory Theatre explores what it's like for soldiers to come home.

Awaiting KBR Lawsuit Verdict

Nov. 02, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll hear the details about the KBR case from The Oregonian's Mike Francis.

Oregon Troops Come Home

Sept. 13, 2011 9:06 a.m.

An Oregon National Guard unit returns this month from a one year tour of duty in Iraq. What is it like for them to come back to civilian life?

Military Families

Aug. 03, 2011 9:20 a.m.

How are military families handling multiple deployments of their loved ones? What do they need?

Northwest Passages: Elyse Fenton

Jan. 27, 2011 9 a.m.

Poet Elyse Fenton is next in our continuing series of conversations with Northwest writers.

Sustainable Oregon and Iraq

Nov. 05, 2010 9 a.m.

How is Oregon exporting and developing its niche in sustainability?

Veterans' Stories

Nov. 11, 2009 9 a.m.

How does telling stories of their experiences help veterans transition back to daily life?

Changing of the Guard

Feb. 03, 2009 9 a.m.

Should the Oregon National Guard go to Iraq this year?

Veterans' Affairs

Nov. 11, 2008 midnight

What do veterans need?

Contracting Iraq

June 17, 2008 midnight

What immunity going forward should be granted to American contractors in Iraq?

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